कणा - Cuminum cyminum

 

Name - जीरकः

Botanical name - Cuminum cyminum

Description - Slender annual herb; stem green, furrowed, usually with hollow internodes, glabrous; leaves green, alternate, petiolate, twice or thrice tripartite, ultimate segments filiform; umbels compound, many bracts and bracteoles, rigid, linear; flowers white, small, bisexual; fruits cremocarps; seeds many, albuminous.

Chemical Constituents- It contains essential oil with cumaldehyde along with quantities of terpenes and cuminic alcohol etc. Contains also 10% of fatty oil and 6.7% of pentosan.

Use - Fruits carminative, stomachic, astringent, useful in dyspepsia and diarrhoea. : Fruit: in diarrhoea, dysentery, inflammation of breasts and testicles;

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

Encyclopedia of Indian Medicinal Plants/Herbs mainly using in Ayurveda with good quality pictures and information like therapeutic usage of Medicinal Plants, cultivation, morphology, habitat, flower characters, Chemical content, parts used, research works etc.

medicinal plants